14-Year-Old Is Newest Chess Grandmaster

Illya Nyzhnyk, a 14-year-old from Ukrainian, qualified for the grandmaster title on Thursday by tying for first place at the Groningen Chess Festival in the Netherlands. Nyzhnyk is the 20th player to become a grandmaster before turning 15 and the 11th youngest ever. Most of those becoming grandmasters at such a young age have done [...]